Dan joined Oyster’s Newport office in 2011 following a career with a leading international brokerage. Prior to coming ashore he held various positions aboard, starting in 2003 and culminating with his captaincy of S/Y Argo, a 110’ Langan Design Schooner. While at sea, Dan completed crossings of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, and accumulated over 50,000 miles of blue-water cruising experience, including extensive landfalls and oversight of several major refits. Dan is married with a young son and resides in Jamestown, Rhode Island.CONTACT ME
Molly Marston began her yachting career as crew aboard charter yachts for 10 years giving her useful insight into the industry.
In 1996 she joined Oyster, being instrumental in the development of the Newport Oyster office from its startup. In 2004 Molly implemented the charter division for Oyster and currently manages the company world-wide from her Newport base.
With attention to detail Molly ensures all aspects of a charter are handle with the utmost care. Molly is passionate about sailing and takes pride ensuring all guests experience the thrill of sailing on an Oyster.
A highly experienced team who are passionate about all things Oyster. The team collectively have decades of experience in supporting Oyster owners. Comprising a team of boat builders, Oyster World Rally participants, keen sailors and racers - Dee, Kate, Rachel, Leah are supported by Eddie Scougall. Eddie is the Oyster technical guru, having worked for Oyster for over 19 years, he has circumnavigated the world and has extensive sailing experience. His comprehensive knowledge of the boats is an essential support to the After Sales team. His favourite sailing area is the Antarctic.
With a mix of Oyster knowledge and business, Paul brings a unique combination of skills to our team in the areas of sales, marketing & outstanding customer service. A former professional sailor, Paul has a wealth of Oyster yachting knowledge both as a skipper and a consultant for Oyster owners. He has been the client representative during the build of various Oysters, including Oyster 885-01 which he skippered in the inaugural Oyster World Rally. He also consults and advises private clients on Super Yacht acquisitions along with yacht management.
The leadership skills that Paul developed whilst managing yachts and consulting led him into the business world. Previously Paul has worked with business leaders and sales teams to fulfil their potential by either keynote speaking or by developing in-house cultural change and performance programmes. Paul brings an abundance of energy, passion and enthusiasm to the team and is dedicated to rebuilding Oyster for the long term.
Mark Durham joined the Oyster team after working as a Yacht Captain for 12 years. In addition to over 100,000 sea-miles, including the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, he brings with him the experience of having sailed and run a number of private and charter yachts worldwide. Mark ensures the satisfaction of both owners and crew as Operations Manager in Palma de Mallorca.CONTACT ME
Will grew up in Bristol, Rhode Island and from a young age spent every free moment out on the water. Later he worked his way up from deckhand to engineer and finally captain. After running an Oyster 56 for Oyster’s founder, Richard Matthews, Will joined our USA office in Newport, Rhode Island, and has spent the last 17 years helping our US based owners with their commissioning and customer service enquiries.CONTACT ME
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